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ARCATA – With summer approaching, the Arcata Police Department is expecting to do more patrolling on bike and foot around visitor hotspots.

This includes the plaza -- warmer months bring more travelers to the area, some passing through, at times, can cause a disturbance according to Downtown Arcata Officer, Luke Scown.

Scown also says a benefit while patrolling on bike is for...

Post date: Sun, 06/11/2017 - 19:14

UKIAH – A Yreka man was killed Saturday afternoon when his vehicle rolled towards him.

57-year-old, Charles Welch and his wife were pushing their stalled BMW sedan up an incline on Russian Access Road, North of SR 222 (Talmage Road), where Mr. Welch was in front of the vehicle as it started to roll towards him.

His wife immediately got into the driver seat attempting to gain...

Post date: Sun, 06/11/2017 - 13:28

PIERCY – An annual tradition is back for its 40th anniversary. The Redwood Run -- where bikers put the pedal to the medal.

An event designated as a bikers paradise galore with live bands, food and a biking good time.

Thousands of people out in Piercy, California gathered near the Eel River right off Highway 101, to participate in fun-filled events from the bike games,...

Post date: Sat, 06/10/2017 - 19:55

BLUE LAKE – Competition was smokin’ hot and the grand champion walked away with $2,500 dollars.

Ribs and chicken were grilled, barbeque sauce was pouring, and barbeque smoke drew fans in herds.

The Redwood Coast “Up in Smoke BBQ Contest” was underway at Blue Lake Casino and Hotel today.

The annual fundraiser for the Clarke Historical Museum in Eureka is now officially...

Post date: Sat, 06/10/2017 - 19:53

ARCATA – A mobile home caught fire as one resident is treated on scene in Arcata.

Just before 4 PM the Mad River Station of the Arcata Fire District responded to the call of a house fire on the 4900 block of Spruce Way.

The fire was controlled inside a double-wide mobile home where firefighters contained the fire in a bedroom towards the back of residence.

Mad River...

Post date: Sat, 06/10/2017 - 19:52

HYDESVILLE – An open house in Hydesville is geared towards educating residents on how to protect their homes and prevent death from wildfires.

Wildfire season is among us, and in an open conversation with The Fortuna Volunteer Fire Department, residents and firefighters talks about just that.

The firefighters host a Firewise Open House, where residents get the chance to discuss...

Post date: Sat, 06/10/2017 - 19:51

GASQUET - An Oregon man is arrest after leading Del Norte law enforcement on a high speed chase. 31-year old Casey Allen Faiman was arrested.

Last Tuesday, Del Norte CHP officers attempted to pull over a white Honda Civic seen traveling around 70 miles per hour in Gasquet. That vehicle had been reported stolen out of Roseburg, Oregon. A pursuit ensued but was canceled after speeds...

Post date: Sat, 06/10/2017 - 00:56

EASTERN HUMBOLDT - It’s heartbreaking news for a family and friends. The body of a missing Willow Creek man is found in the Trinity River.

The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office confirmed the victim is 26-year old Joseph Barriga-Crawford, who went missing May 23rd.

At around 9:45 Friday morning, authorities were notified of a  deceased male floating down the river....

Post date: Sat, 06/10/2017 - 00:48